Buzz buzz … smack! Once again it’s that time of year. Those pesky little mosquitoes seem to be attacking in the warmth of twilight, and you’re left with one product to solve the issue: the pungent-smelling and chemically potent bug spray you’ve been using for decades. We understand your frustration, and that is why we’re so glad to be able to offer you a DIY recipe for a bug spray that is great-smelling, effective, and nutrient-rich for the skin!

DIY Bug Spray with Essential Oils

Blend these essential oils into a 4 oz spray bottle filled with aloe vera gel. Our aloe vera gel is the perfect texture to spray on your body as well as clothing. You could also substitute a hydrosol such as peppermint and catnip for the aloe vera gel. Feel free to be creative and enjoy this natural, itch-relieving bug bite treatment:

Recipe: Bug Spray

Check out our DIY Aromatherapy Recipes page for more recipes!

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